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Leoj

ClipPut("Leoj")
ControlSend("Untitled", "", "Edit1", "^{a}")
sleep(200)
ControlSend("Untitled", "", "Edit1", "101010")
sleep(200)
ControlSend("Untitled", "", "Edit1", "^{a}")
sleep(600)
ControlSend("Untitled", "", "Edit1", "^c")

If ClipGet() == 101010 Then
    MsgBox(0,"Success", ClipGet())
EndIf

--The only time this script works is when the window is opened AND in focus.

--If the window is minimized or out of focus the script does everything fine besides ... ControlSend("Untitled", "", "Edit1", "^c") ...

Thanks if you can help, ~Leoj

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ClipPut("Leoj")
ControlSend("Untitled", "", "Edit1", "^{a}")
sleep(200)
ControlSend("Untitled", "", "Edit1", "101010")
sleep(200)
ControlSend("Untitled", "", "Edit1", "^{a}")
sleep(600)
ControlSend("Untitled", "", "Edit1", "^c")

If ClipGet() == 101010 Then
    MsgBox(0,"Success", ClipGet())
EndIf

--The only time this script works is when the window is opened AND in focus.

--If the window is minimized or out of focus the script does everything fine besides ... ControlSend("Untitled", "", "Edit1", "^c") ...

Thanks if you can help, ~Leoj

Have you looked in the help file for ControlGetText()? I'm not sure if it will get the tet from a hidden window though. Read the remarks for both ControlSend and ControlGetText. For ControlSend there is a comment that you may have to use ControlFocus() first.

I don't think this is a bug. It's just the normal behavior.


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Leoj

I think what you mean is that [ctrl+c] only works if the window is in focus...

But what puzzles me is that [ctrl+a] works for a window that is not in focus.

If anything it is probably a problem with how windows functions, and not the auto it code (as I am sending a windows function "ctrl+c").

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